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The driver of a truck pulling a boat lost control of his haul resulting in a two-vehicle accident in Jasper County at about 7 p.m. on Sept. 27, reports Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis.

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The grim procession of cases involving battered babies continued at the Jefferson County Courthouse this week.

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On Sunday, September 27, 2015, in the wee hours of the morning, Beaumont firefighters were dispatched to two separate fires that may have been related.

At 3:41 a.m., the Beaumont Fire Department received a report of a building on fire at 410 Winfield. While at this location, fire dispatchers received a 911 call reporting another fire at 1208 Gilbert. Other units were dispatched to this location and were able to bring the flames under control within a few minutes. 

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Dr. Qamar and Kelli Arfeen, Mandie and Dr. Garrett Peel
Walter Suhr and Mango Punch! will be performing at the sixth annual Dinner for L

Come sail away to ports unknown during an evening of festive dining, dancing and entertainment as the Harbor Foundation presents its sixth annual Dinner for Life Gala scheduled for Friday, Oct. 9, from 7-11 p.m. at the Event Centre in Beaumont.

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Chelsea Tipton II at Shangri La

The Lutcher Theater, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, and the Symphony of Southeast Texas (SOST) have joined together for an artistic collaboration of epic proportions. On Sunday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m.

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The Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation kicked off their annual fundraiser, La Soirée, in grand style at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Garrett Peel on the evening of September 24, 2015.

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According to a press release, through the generous support of the Port Arthur Industrial Group (PAIG), the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) showcased the TAME Trailblazer to more than 2,000 students at Port Arthur ISD schools from September 14 to 25, 2015.

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According to Marcelo Molfino, Assistant Chief Criminal Investigator for the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, in the early morning hours of September 24, 2015, the Jefferson County D.A.’s office received a request from the Port Arthur Police Department for assistance in an investigation involving an off-duty Port Arthur Police officer who was home and confronted by an intruder attempting to gain entry into his residence.

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Abby Lee Miller arrives

Hundreds upon hundreds of fans were treated by an appearance from Abby Lee Miller on Sept. 17 at Dance Emporium/iRule in Beaumont. Miller is a famed dance instructor, choreographer, founder of the Abby Lee Dance Company and star of the hit reality television show Dance Moms on Lifetime.

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Gilligan celebrates after 1,300th career win last February.

For the better part of 38 years, head coach Jim Gilligan has been the face of the Lamar University Baseball. The skipper has been around and influenced the program since his playing days back in 1967, but Gilligan has announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 season.

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